decorated by

Jean-Charles-Hippolyte-Abel Leger


made at

Sèvres Porcelain Factory

(French, est. 1756)


Overall: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Gift of Henry H. Hawley 1997.289


The shape of this vase, with its globular body and long neck, is influenced by the form of Chinese porcelain vases intended to hold singular flowers or branches. Delicate pink poppies with green and gold leaves decorate the vase.

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Decorative Arts
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